Joan Wheat

Published 12:00 am Saturday, July 10, 2010

FERRIDAY — Services for Joan Hagerman Wheat, 78, of Clayton, who died Thursday, July 8, 2010, in Winnsboro, La., will be at 10 a.m. today at Comer Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Raymond Beard officiating.

Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Comer Funeral Home in Ferriday.

Mrs. Wheat was born Nov. 8, 1931, the daughter of Edward and Anita Hagerman. She was a member of New Life Assembly of God. She retired from the telephone company after 19 years of service.

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She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Lois Dolan; and three brothers, Edward, Robert and Lenard Hagerman.

Survivors include her husband, William Wheat Sr.; two sons, William Wheat Jr., and Edward Wheat; one daughter, Laura White; one sister, Janet Hawkins; nine grandchildren, John, Andrew, Mary Frances and Sarah Wheat, Christopher Dollar, Taylor Jackson, Greg, Ken and Sarah White; and two great-grandchildren, Tanner and Hayden.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Stockstill, Rhett Hill, Blaine Hill, J.C. Roberson, Coye Pace and Butch Hammett.

Honorary pallbearers will be T.C. Lee, Charles Barron and Dr. Herman Gibson.

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